The media spokesman for the Jazan region police in southern Saudi Arabia revealed that the security follow-up to violators of the residency, work and border security regulations resulted in the arrest of 3 people, a citizen and two residents of Yemeni and Bangladeshi nationalities, for harboring 36 violators of the border security system, 35 of Yemeni nationality, and one violator of Ethiopian nationality. Inside the aforementioned citizen’s farm.
He also added that 5,250 bags of one of the tobacco products were seized in their possession, and they were stopped, and initial legal measures were taken against them, and the violators were referred to the competent authority, and those providing shelter were referred to the Public Prosecution in the region.
In addition, he stressed that anyone who facilitates the entry of violators of the border security system to the Kingdom, or transports them within it, provides them with shelter, or provides any assistance or service in any way, exposes himself to penalties of up to 15 years in prison and a fine of up to one million riyals. Confiscation of the means of transportation and housing used for shelter, in addition to defamation thereof.
He explained that this crime is one of the major crimes that warrant arrest, and violate honor and honesty, urging everyone to report “violators of residency and work regulations, by calling 911 in the regions of Makkah and Riyadh, and 999 and 996 in all regions of the Kingdom.”